Do sports heal?
9/11's effects are immeasurable, so is it even possible to know how much sports have aided our recovery? We asked readers on ESPN.com. Here's what you said.
This story appears in the Sept. 19, 2011 issue of ESPN The Magazine.
"They're a distraction and add to the phrase 'Ignorance is bliss.' For that brief moment, people are only interested in the sport, not the economy, disease, terrorism, etc. It's a beautiful thing." -JonnyHomeSlastic
"I think sports do heal. They bring us Americans closer together and give us a sense of unity. The kindness on and off the field. 'The Star-Spangled Banner' before every game. Remember the ...
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